Time Incident Posted: 12:30

Incident Date: 28/08/2021

Incident Location: Incident Location: M1 Southbound after Jct 24

Incident Number: 13065

Incident Type: Vehicle fire

Initial Emergency Call Received: 11:28

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 1 fire engine from Castle Donington and 2 fire engines from Loughborough

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed: 12:45

Damage: Severe fire damage to 50% of the vehicle

Believed Cause: Accidental due to an engine fault

Initial Information: Multiple calls to a vehicle fire on the motorway

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed 1 car involved in fire 1 hose reel and 2 breathing apparatus wearers extinguishing the fire.

Public Statement Issued:


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